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14700 GBP/year
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About

Take the MSc Cyber Security programme from University of Derby and become part of the next generation of leading IT security professionals, fully equipped to respond rapidly to risks and problems.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

  • This Cyber Security programme from University of Derby is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Information Security (CIISec). The course is classed as industry standard and will give you several opportunities to enhance your experience as a cyber security student
  • Build your understanding of the managerial and technical elements of information security, as well as enterprise-level security
  • Choose a course designed in consultation with industry to ensure it delivers all the skills needed for the workplace
  • Enhance your employability and career prospects by preparing for the BSI ISO 27001 lead auditor certifications which are highly sought after by employers
  • Study innovative techniques being developed through the latest research at the cutting edge of cyber security
  • Learn how to take a strategic and holistic approach to protect an organisation's systems
  • Be inspired by a teaching team offering a blend of industry experience and strong academic credentials

Our MSc Cyber Security has been developed to teach you the very latest in information protection techniques, all delivered by academics at the leading edge of research into system penetration and intrusion analysis.

Careers

Individuals with proven information security knowledge are now in high demand across many different sectors. Successful completion of this degree can therefore lead to prestigious roles in the IT security arena, including Chief Information Officer, System Penetration Tester, Information Security Consultant and Information Security Risk Assessor.

Alternatively, you could undertake further research leading to a PhD or gain employment in a research and development environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Security Protocols
  • Enterprise Security Management
  • Studying Masters Level and Research Methods
  • Security: Attacks and Countermeasures
  • Securing Networks
  • Human and Legal Aspects of Cyber Security
  • Independent Scholarship

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

An honours degree (at least 2.2) or equivalent qualifications / experience in a computing discipline.

If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate proficiency in English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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